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Record Number: 13892


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Then B. went shopping while I lay on the divan and read Proust, which I continued to do most of the evening, except when I read Ellis's "Sunlight on Parnassus" to B. while she was ironing'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1941 and 30 Apr 1941

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

unknown

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Ellis

Title:

Sunlight on Parnassus

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13892

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 689, Date May 1941, Title DIARY COMPARISONS, p. 8, in in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk ,

Citation:

File Report 689, Date May 1941, Title DIARY COMPARISONS, p. 8, in in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk , http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13892, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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